(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Thursday, 29 September 2022) At 3:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "LUIS" {ROKE} was estimated based on all available data at 1,075 km East Northeast of Extreme Northern Luzon (23.9°N, 131.7°E) with maximum sustained winds of 75 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 90 km/h. It is moving North at 20 km/h. Meanwhile, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 335 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (10.6°N, 128.8°E). Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to LPA. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains Light to Moderate winds coming from East to Southeast will prevail with Slight to Moderate seas / (0.6 to 2.1 meters).



Thursday, May 5, 2022

BCPO takes part in multi-agency send-off of security forces for the upcoming elections

BUTUAN CITY -- The Butuan City Police Office (BCPO) showed force and resources on May 4, during the Send-Off Ceremony of Security Forces for the National and Local Elections (NLE) 2022. 

Four days before the NLE, the multi-agencies showed forces as the send-off ceremony commenced at the BCPO headquarters, Malvar Circle, Butuan City. This is part of the commitment of the security forces in the fulfillment of a safe, secure and peaceful elections.

 

Among the highlights of the ceremony included the blessing of the 177 deployable BCPO forces and the Basic Internal Security Operation Course (BISOC), Public Safety Basic Recruit Course (PSBRC) augments, officiated by the BCPO life coach Pastor Ronel Abendanio. 

 

In his message, Atty. Mark Christer Sorilla, the city election supervisor, reminded all the security forces in the fulfillment of their duties without fear or favor, to protect and serve and to implement the mission within the bounce of the law for the COMELEC is there to defend and protect them. 

 

“We have already prepared our action-oriented efforts to ensure a violent-free and fraud-free election, and also to affirm our pledge of commitment for a non-partisan, secured and peaceful May 2022 elections,“ said BCPO City Director PCol Excelso L. Lazaga, Jr.

 

The personnel of the 23rd Infantry Battalion and 65th Infantry Battalion, Philippine Army; Philippine Coast Guard (PCG); 1302 Maritime Police Station; Department of Education (DepEd) Butuan City; Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), representatives from the City Health Office; BCPO Life Coach Pastor Ronel Abendanio; station commanders of BCPS 1-5; force commander of the Butuan City Mobile Force Company; and other deployable BCPO personnel actively took part in the said event. (PLtCol Patrick D Lumba, PIO, BCPO/PIA-Caraga)